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Philip R. Davies (1945–) is a biblical scholar with interests in early Judaism, ancient Israel, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. He earned degrees from Oxford University and the University of St. Andrews.
In 1974, Davies began teaching at the University of Sheffield, where he is now the Research Professor of Biblical Studies. He served as a co-founder of Sheffield Academic Press, the academic imprint based at the University of Sheffield.
Davies contributed volumes in several different collections including the Sheffield Reader Collection, Studies on the Prophets, and the Studies on Genesis. He has authored and edited several books and essays like First Person: Essays in Biblical Autobiography and The Bible in Human Society: Essays in Honor of John Rogerson.